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Vi Kelley

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I'm saddened to hear of the passing this week of Vi Kelley. She hired me for my first library job back in 1997. It was at the High Point Public Library as a part time circulation assistant.  I didn't even apply for the job, I applied to volunteer there because I wanted to see what a library was like before I applied to Library school. They happened to have an opening and she called me in for an interview. She told me "I normally don't hire people I know (we attended the same church) but I think you will do a good job." She retired less than a year later. I don't think it was because of me...

It's almost 20 years later and I'm still working in libraries. Thank you Vi for giving me the opportunity

 
 

I've been dreading this day

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We're out of the good stuff.

 
 

Farewell sweet kitty

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Our cat Casey died last night. She was a sweet cat and loved lap sitting above all else. She will be missed.

 

This mellow fellow wandered up our driveway yesterday.

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No collar. No tags. We haven't called Animal Control yet because he wandered up after they were closed. They are closed today so we will call them tomorrow. Going to put up some flyers today.  I hope we can get him back to his family.

He seems like a good dog. Hasn't bothered the cat (yet) and our dog is getting along with him. He has a healthy appetite and has been sleeping a lot. My wife and kids like him and so do I.

**Update**

We found his family!

After taking him to the emergency vet to check for a chip and not having any luck we checked Craigslist. My wife found a listing that matched so she called the number in the listing and it was his family! They were happy to have him back. I'm glad we were able to reconnect him with them. He was missed.

 

Another fun day @BuschGardensVA and I'm beat.

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Another fun day @BuschGardensVA and I'm beat.

— Matt (@mwphillips75) August 16, 2014


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Hoping this realtor simply forgot to include a word in these listings. http://t.co/4bAhctMJSD

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Hoping this realtor simply forgot to include a word in these listings. http://ift.tt/1naAz73

— Matt (@mwphillips75) August 1, 2014


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Made this little guy today. https://t.co/zT1NgFVmGG

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Made this little guy today. https://t.co/zT1NgFVmGG

— Matt (@mwphillips75) July 24, 2014


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